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MANA WAHINE

Corinna Hunziker | Short Documentary
Māori | New Zealand | 2019 | 8 min
World Premiere

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 12:30pm
Shorts Program: Activation
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3

Pania Newtown is one of the co-founders leading S.O.U.L. (Save Our Unique Landscape), a collective of activists who are fighting for the return of 1000-year old historical site Ihumatao. This documentary is the personal journey as Pania struggles to survive under the pressure of trying to maintain her plot of land and leading a major protest.

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Corinna Hunziker has been directing a youth series for T.V. for the past four years. She was recently a trainee director on a dramatic feature.